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Varietals Produced in Alba View all

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Arneis

    The first records of Arneis plantings in Piedmont go back to the 1400s. Today, many call Arneis the most interesting ...

  • Nebbiolo

    History of the grape: Two schools of thought exist as to the origins of Nebbiolo (which means “little fog” either for...

  • Dolcetto

    History of the grape: The name means “little sweet one” in Italian. Dolcetto, along with Barbera and Nebbiolo is one ...

  • Barbera

    History of the grape: Barbera is a native to the Piedmont, where it has been growing for centuries, and is now the fo...

Popular Wineries in Alba View all

  • Cantina Monti

    Located at Monforte d'Alba, in the heart of the Langhe hills, the estate was founded in 1996, wh...

  • Hilberg-Pasquero

    The Casa Pasquero Farm was founded in the early 20th century on a hilltop in Bricco Gatti. Follow...

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  • Rizzi Barbaresco Pajore 2010

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    Powerful with great aromas of fresh fruit on the nose with hints of mulberry, sandalwood, spiced and flinty with an almost peachy note. In the mouth this is decidedly broad and a bit soft with supple tannins, though great acids adds some power and some weight to the rich raspberry fruit on the palate. the tannins build on the backend lending thi... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Rizzi Barbaresco Boito 2006

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    Already showing aromatic maturity on the nose this explodes from the glass with aromas of Crayon, damp soil, pine cone, dried raspberry, fine blond tobacco, cranberry and a bit of hightoned middle eastern spice. Still tight and focused on the palate with subtle spicy herb and sandalwood flavors on on entry, this opens on the midpalate to reveal ... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Rizzi Barbaresco Boito 2008

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    Deeply burnished on the nose, with a hint of Chinato layered over dried cherries, a hint of ash and dried cherry wood. This is a big wine, a powerful wine, a bit dark and folded in on itself today but each layer seems distinct, fine and clear. Air brings out a mineral aspect on the palate with gentle medicinal tones that lead to a long finish wh... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Vietti Barbera d'Alba Vigna Scarrone 2011

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    Minerally on the nose and subtly floral with a little spicy black juniper and a bit of sweet cherry compote. Sweet fruit greets the mouth then this turns taut and a little chewy in the mouth while delivering a rich mouth full of black fruit, spicy with good acids and lots of flesh surrounding the acids. Theres a little sweet toasty spice adding ... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Giovanni Sordo Barbera d'Alba 2013

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    Attractively vinous on the nose with mineral and gently smoky aromas that still show a hint of malo. Bright acids temper a little fruit sweetness early on the palate, then this turns mineral through the midpalate, with flavors of red plums and blackberries that are simple but nicely balanced. Acid is present but there's a softness to this wine w... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Sergio Barale Barbera d'Alba Preda 2011

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    Prosciutto, crushed berry fruit, tree bark, ink, and hints of smoky, candle wax and cocoa greet the nose with great nuance. In the mouth this is pretty round and decidedly big on the back end with a powerful, round finish that shows good persistence to the dark berry fruit. In spite of its size this is pretty easy going on the palate, not soft, ... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Prunotto Barbera Barbera d'Alba Pian Romualdo 2011

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    An initial whack of wood hits the nose, just too oaky and raw. Once you get past that there is a honeycomb like floralish aroma here, dominated by violets layered atop black currant, and jammy black fruit on the nose with hint of fresh leather and shoe polish. On the palate the fruit does shine through, framed by sweet toasty oak flavors, tart b... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Cavallotto Barbera d'Alba Bricco Boschis Vigna del Cuculo 2010

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    Medicinal on the nose with early hints of bit shoe leather followed by fruit that is dark and earthy in style. Dark fruit on entry is surprisingly fresh in the mouth but has a lot of dried fruit and black fruit character. There's acid here but this shows plenty of flesh black fruit, a little soft edge of tobacco wood spice, in a style that is ... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Oddero Barbera d'Alba 2011

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    Nicely focused on the nose with dark floral notes a little earthy, dark plummy fruit, and a little mineral top note. In the mouth this is very clean, fresh and bright, with a character that is a touch on the simple, easy going side. Theres nice earthy length here and fine purity to the fruit which is tense and shows a nice mineral edge, growing ... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Giovanni Sordo Barbera d'Alba Superiore 2010

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    Black berry jam is deep on the nose framed with hints of nutty cola and lots of very subtle prosciutto and herb accents. Almost jammy on entry, theres lots of fruit but but tart fruits, jammy wild berry, black frutti del Bosco that pick up nuanced balsamic, forest floor notes on the palate. This shows attractive complexity, though it comes acros... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


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